Articles and Events

Legal Aspects “Foreign Nationals” Breakfast Seminar

Will be presented by Master Builders Association North in partnership with the Department of Labour, Department of Home Affairs, Department of Trade & Industry FEM and SARS. How to be compliant and what to look out for when employing foreign nationals. Department of Labour – Inspection and Enforcement Services; Occupational Health & Safety Chief Inspector
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MBA Awards

Solution to Government Non-Payments

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Multi-entry Business Visa with 10 years validity to the South African businessmen with immediate effect

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Multi Entry Business Visa – India


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H & S Forum

Rationalise H&S forum

The purpose of the  Rationalise H&S forum is to discuss the current practices relating to the Health & Safety File on Construction Sites and Projects. The three key representatives involved are Construction Health and Safety Agents, Principal Contractors and Specialist Contractors. MBA North’s Gerhard Roets reported that after several engagements held between the second and
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Services and support

MBA North Engages with the Competition Commission on Collusion Matters in order to find a solution for implicated members:

With the Competition Commission clamping down on collusive behaviour in South Africa, through a strict implementation of the Competition Act, a call from the industry has lead to discussions with the Commission, through the facilitation of the Master Builders Association. It is common knowledge that collusive behaviour took place in the Construction Industry, through cover
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Prompt Payment Regulations – fast track your payments

A recent presentation by Enwee Human, at the African Construction Expo / Totally Concrete Expo, gave some clarity on the “Prompt Payment Regulations” that were published for comments in 2015. There are various reasons for the proposing of amendments to the Construction Industry Development Board Act Regulations, in the form of Prompt Payment Regulations.  A
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Revised Preferential Procurement Regulations, No April Fools Joke

With the revised Preferential Procurement Regulations in effect from the 1st of April 2017, it is important for us to deconstruct and give the effects that this will have for the industry.   The Regulations repeals the 2011 regulations in its entirety and should any company want to do business with any organ of state after
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